Tharwa, ACT Photo: ACT Suburban Land Agency

Tharwa: a small country town in ACT

Tharwa is the end of urban Canberra in the south and a 30km ride from Civic for the road cyclist. The bike path ends at Banks.

Bridge. Photo by Rosie Steggles on Unsplash

When strategies collide: climate change, active travel and environment

Urban planning is failing us in the Molonglo Valley. Without coordination between the arms of government to set consistent priorities, active travel will not succeed.

Active Travel Infrastructure Interim Planning Guideline

For a strategy to be implement it must be specified in detail what the vague ambition means in concrete terms. Putting the financial cost of infrastructure to one side, what does it mean to build a bike path. For this the urban planning practitioners need a specification.

Butters Bridge, Molonglo Valley, Canberra.

Active travel between Whitlam and Denman Prospect

A case study of two independently planned developments that are of particular interest to active travel in the Monlonglo Valley.